As a global leader in sustainability and climate action, UBC uses its land, assets and utilities as a hub for sustainability innovation. We’ve set aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets, and our Vancouver campus produced 38% less GHG emissions in 2018 than it did in 2007. Our next GHG reduction target is fast approaching – with the actions outline in our Climate Action Plan 2020 Update, our Vancouver campus is aiming for a 67% reduction by 2020.

UBC’s Climate Action Plan sets out a bold strategy to reduce GHG emissions at our Vancouver Campus and address the impacts of climate change.
UBC performs an annual GHG inventory to measure and monitor our campus emissions. Through this process we fulfill the requirements of the Province of BC’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act, and report our annual progress...
UBC’s Community Energy and Emissions Plan sets ambitious targets to reduce in GHG emissions and energy use in UBC Vancouver’s residential neighbourhoods.